Archive for August 16, 2012
Meditate a little on this mercy of the Lord. It is tender mercy. With gentle, loving touch, he healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds. He is as gracious in the manner of his mercy as in the matter of it. It is great mercy. There is nothing little in God; his mercy is like himself-it is infinite. You cannot measure it. His mercy is so great that it forgives great sins to great sinners, after great lengths of time, and then gives great favours and great privileges, and raises us up to great enjoyments in the More >
In Matthew 22:13, Jesus describes the king’s judgment of the unready and uncaring wedding feast invitee, “Then the king said to the servants, ‘Bind him hand and foot, take him away, and cast him into outer darkness; there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’”
Many people foolishly say they like the God of the New Testament but not the God of the Old Testament. They claim the God of the Old Testament is so mean and judgmental. They would rather live miserably in their sin. They think God had a personality change between the book of Malachi and the Gospel More >
In Matthew 2:10, when the magi saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy.
This is the typical reaction when we have found the salvation of the Lord. Many people place salvation and the new life as a thing or an entity. That is a terrible misconception we can have. Salvation is Jesus Christ. The new life is Jesus Christ. It is easy for us to overlook John 5:39-40 where Jesus says “You search the scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; it is these that testify about Me; and you are unwilling to come to More >
read the bible in a year: day 118 Acts 12
1 Now, about that time, Herod the king made cruel attacks on the Christians. 2 And he put James, the brother of John, to death with the sword. 3 And when he saw that this was pleasing to the Jews he went on to take Peter in addition. This was at the time of the feast of unleavened bread. 4 And having taken him, he put him in prison, with four bands of armed men to keep watch over him; his purpose being to take him out to the people after the Passover. 5 So Peter was More >